Over 7 years' experience in
grants accounting, account administration and account management with
experience working with vendors and employers in the United States and
overseas. Experience dealing with account systems and financial documents in
English and Arabic.
to Current Embassy of State of Qatar - Cultural Office – Washington,
Preparing and uploading journal entries for monthly cash actual and received grants for cultural office related expenses (e.g., office expenses, students' health coverage expenses, translation expenses, etc.)
Processing and sending
monthly reports to finance department in Doha-Qatar to explain
grants status, expense type, bank statement, remaining cash and budget
needed for incoming fiscal year.
Reviewing monthly field
office operating expense reports for accuracy and
compliance with assigned budgets.
Reviewing all expenses and
identifying not allowable expenses and providing recommendations and reports to
supervisors and cultural Attache.
Preparing, submitting, and
following up on wire transfers and direct deposits made to
Maintaining data integrity
of all financial transactions submitted to vendors and providing updates and
clarifications to supervisors, finance department and auditors.
expense documentation in English and Arabic and entering information into
system, general ledger and database.
Collaborating with Field
Finance Managers from Doha-Qatar on expense inquiries, supporting materials,
grants, processed wires to vendors, expense allow-ability, policies, and
advance accounts monthly and closing accounts when completed and required by
Suggesting allowable budget
line items changes to comply with funder regulation and budget requirements.
Providing Analysis and
review awards requirements to comply with both employer and funder regulations.
Accounting Administrator, 01/2010
to 07/2013 BMS energy consultant – Silver Spring,
Maintained and update spreadsheets
with incoming invoices, contracts and awarded grants.
Coordinated with other
departments to verify information and transactions.
Contacted vendors in US and
in the field as necessary to inquire on billing, ask for documents .
Managed petty cash and cash
advance provided to staff.
Kept management informed of
area activities and of any significant problems.
Attended and participated in
meetings as required.
Master of Science: Electrical and Computer Engineering,
2008 New York Institute of Technology -
Bachelor of Science: Software Engineering,
2006 Almansour University College -